Nurse Practitioner

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  • Job Number:519463
  • Classification:Physical Health Provider 4
  • Grade:Grade 82
  • Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA VC Student Affairs
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage Student Health and Counseling Center is seeking a 12-month, full-time nurse practitioner. This position offers the opportunity to work with a supportive, dedicated healthcare team and have a great work/life balance, with no on-call duties and generous patient appointment times. This individual will work in an on campus, student-centered, integrated mental and physical health clinic, seeing students for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of physical health needs. Caring for UAA students is a diverse and gratifying experience.


20Health Education: Provide accurate health education and/or training to clients regarding their diagnoses and risk factors. Provide preventative health services i.e. family planning, counseling for pregnancy, HIV and sexually transmitted infections, pap smears, breast exams, and immunizations. Provide health education or training for campus community. Provide education to student groups and the campus community on health related topics. Advise faculty and staff regarding student health problems and provide guidance when crises occur, within HIPPA guidelines. Implement interventions and outreach projects, including, but not limited to, tuberculosis screening, flu immunization clinics and health fairs.Essential
20Professionalism: Participate in campus wide and division wide activities related to our department and campus medical services. Maintain confidentiality in health care records and all other communications to comply with state and federal HIPAA regulations. Provide consultation for peer APRNs as needed and within the scope of license and skills. Encourage and maintain collaborative relationships with area health care providers and agencies. Provide quality assurance information to supervisor. Participate in staff meetings to regularly develop and review program plans and activities. May precept student nurse practitioners' or graduate interns' clinical experiences. Write letters to students, parents, financial aid, and other service providers as needed to provide necessary care.Essential
60Clinical Services: Serves as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, independently diagnosing and treating complex conditions using seasoned clinical judgment. Diagnose acute and chronic illnesses for a diverse multiage and multicultural population with multiple complex and/or physical and mental health concerns. Order and may conduct laboratory services. Ensure that all testing is performed in compliance with state and federal CLIA requirements. Consult with and refer to specialists in the health care community such as orthopedics, radiology, endocrinology, dermatology, cardiology, psychiatry, physical therapy, etc. Implement and manage treatment of routine and complex acute and chronic illnesses. Prescribe, manage and supervise pharmacological treatment for acute and chronic illnesses. Dispense medication and manage clinic pharmacy consistent with state regulations. Maintain federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) licensure as required. Implement emergency and crisis interventions for medical and psychiatric situations that arise within the Student Health and Counseling Center. Documentation of information gathered and services provided in accordance with legal and professional standards. Communicate to students and health care providers as needed for follow-up of acute and continuing care.Essential


Advanced physical health assessment skills
Accurate medical diagnostic skills
Excellent communication/counseling skills
Clinical laboratory skills including management of hazardous waste
Medical and legal documentation skills
Presentation/public speaking


Significant, relevant clinical experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


Master's degree in Nursing
State of Alaska licensure as Advanced Nurse Practitioner
National Certification (e.g. ANCC or AANP)
Significant relevant clinical experience
Experience in a student health center preferred
DEA - current or ability to obtain


This is a full-time,  Grade 82, (salary negotiable), 12 month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

An initial review of applications will begin on May 25, 2022. To ensure consideration, please apply by May 24, 2022 at 11:55 pm, Alaska Standard Time.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.



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